C Oliver

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Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The treatment of severe self-injurious behavior by the systematic fading of restraints: effects on self-injury, self-restraint, adaptive behavior, and behavioral correlates of affect
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 19:143-65. 1998
  2. doi request reprint Psychological well-being in parents of children with Angelman, Cornelia de Lange and Cri du Chat syndromes
    G M Griffith
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:397-410. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Self-injurious behaviour in Cornelia de Lange syndrome: 1. Prevalence and phenomenology
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:575-89. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Use of the structured descriptive assessment to identify possible functions of challenging behaviour exhibited by adults with brain injury
    B Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 23:501-27. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence and phenomenology of self-injurious and aggressive behaviour in genetic syndromes
    K Arron
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:109-20. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-injurious behaviour in Cornelia de Lange syndrome: 2. Association with environmental events
    J Sloneem
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:590-603. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The behavioural phenotype of Smith-Magenis syndrome: evidence for a gene-environment interaction
    L Taylor
    Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 52:830-41. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between acquired impairments of executive function and behaviour change in adults with Down syndrome
    D Adams
    Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 54:393-405. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Descriptive analysis of challenging behaviours shown by adults with acquired brain injury
    B Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 20:212-38. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deterioration in adults with Down syndrome: effects on the individual, caregivers, and service use
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 105:455-65. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint The treatment of severe self-injurious behavior by the systematic fading of restraints: effects on self-injury, self-restraint, adaptive behavior, and behavioral correlates of affect
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 19:143-65. 1998
    ..The reasons for a decrease in SIB with a corresponding decrease in restriction in the absence of any manipulation of contingencies for SIB are discussed, with particular reference to stimulus control...
  2. doi request reprint Psychological well-being in parents of children with Angelman, Cornelia de Lange and Cri du Chat syndromes
    G M Griffith
    School of Psychology, Bangor University, Bangor, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:397-410. 2011
    ..The current study focuses on mothers and fathers of children with three rare genetic syndromes that are relatively unexplored in terms of family experience: Angelman syndrome, Cornelia de Lange syndrome and Cri du Chat syndrome...
  3. doi request reprint Self-injurious behaviour in Cornelia de Lange syndrome: 1. Prevalence and phenomenology
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:575-89. 2009
    ..Self-injurious behaviour is frequently identified as part of the behavioural phenotype of Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS). We conducted a case-control study of the prevalence and phenomenology of self-injurious behaviour (SIB) in CdLS...
  4. doi request reprint Use of the structured descriptive assessment to identify possible functions of challenging behaviour exhibited by adults with brain injury
    B Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 23:501-27. 2013
    ..Future studies should implement additional validity measures by corroborating findings with other (experimental) functional assessment techniques or by implementing treatment programmes based on its results. ..
  5. doi request reprint The prevalence and phenomenology of self-injurious and aggressive behaviour in genetic syndromes
    K Arron
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:109-20. 2011
    ..In this study we examined the prevalence of these behaviours and the associated person characteristics in seven genetic syndromes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Self-injurious behaviour in Cornelia de Lange syndrome: 2. Association with environmental events
    J Sloneem
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:590-603. 2009
    ..Self-injurious behaviour is commonly seen in Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS). However, there has been limited research into the aetiology of self-injury in CdLS and whether environmental factors influence the behaviour...
  7. doi request reprint The behavioural phenotype of Smith-Magenis syndrome: evidence for a gene-environment interaction
    L Taylor
    Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 52:830-41. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The relationship between acquired impairments of executive function and behaviour change in adults with Down syndrome
    D Adams
    Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 54:393-405. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Descriptive analysis of challenging behaviours shown by adults with acquired brain injury
    B Rahman
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 20:212-38. 2010
    ..It is suggested that formal functional assessments within the field of neurorehabilitation may lead to better treatment outcomes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deterioration in adults with Down syndrome: effects on the individual, caregivers, and service use
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
    Am J Ment Retard 105:455-65. 2000
    ..Results suggest a potential role for caregiver difficulties in influencing life experiences of adults with Down syndrome showing cognitive decline...
  11. doi request reprint The relationship between specific cognitive impairment and behaviour in Prader-Willi syndrome
    K A Woodcock
    Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:152-71. 2011
    ..This study assesses whether a specific pathway between a cognitive deficit and behaviour via environmental interaction can exist in individuals with PWS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Early development of self-injurious behavior: an empirical study
    S Hall
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Am J Ment Retard 106:189-99. 2001
    ..This association might be considered as a risk marker for the exacerbation of SIB. Implications of this finding for targeting early interventions for SIB are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint Self-injurious behaviour in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability
    C Richards
    Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 56:476-89. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Facial expression of affect in children with Cornelia de Lange syndrome
    L Collis
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 52:207-15. 2008
    ..In this study, we use an objective measure of facial expression to compare affect in CdLS with that seen in Cri du Chat syndrome (CDC) and a group of individuals with a mixed aetiology of intellectual disabilities (ID)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk markers associated with challenging behaviours in people with intellectual disabilities: a meta-analytic study
    K McClintock
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 47:405-16. 2003
    ..The meta-analysis highlighted the paucity of methodologically robust studies of risk markers for challenging behaviours and the lack of data on incidence, prevalence and chronicity of challenging behaviour in this population...
  16. ncbi request reprint Self-injurious behaviour in young children with Lesch-Nyhan syndrome
    S Hall
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 43:745-9. 2001
    ..The theoretical and practical implications of these findings are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Associations between repetitive questioning, resistance to change, temper outbursts and anxiety in Prader-Willi and Fragile-X syndromes
    K Woodcock
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:265-78. 2009
    ..In this study we investigated the context and antecedents to the repetitive behaviours and the association with other behavioural phenotypic characteristics in order to generate testable hypotheses regarding the cause of the behaviours...
  18. doi request reprint Discrimination training reduces high rate social approach behaviors in Angelman syndrome: proof of principle
    M Heald
    Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston B15 2TT, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 34:1794-803. 2013
    ..This is a potentially effective component of a broader intervention strategy but highlights the need for sustained teaching procedures within this population...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of adult familiarity on social behaviours in Angelman syndrome
    R Mount
    Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:339-50. 2011
    ..In this study we compared social behaviour in Angelman syndrome when in contact with mothers and strangers...
  20. doi request reprint Stereotyped behaviour in children with autism and intellectual disability: an examination of the executive dysfunction hypothesis
    N Sayers
    University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 55:699-709. 2011
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  21. ncbi request reprint The early development of self-injurious behaviour: evaluating the role of social reinforcement
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:591-9. 2005
    ..In this 2-year prospective study, the pattern of social interactions related to the early presentation of self-injury were examined to identify a potential association with an increase in self-injury...
  22. ncbi request reprint Causal explanations, concern and optimism regarding self-injurious behaviour displayed by individuals with Cornelia de Lange syndrome: the parents' perspective
    P Hyman
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:326-34. 2001
    ..There was no evidence that a deterministic perspective had been adopted by parents and causal explanations were unrelated to optimism for future change...
  23. doi request reprint Behavioural characteristics associated with dementia assessment referrals in adults with Down syndrome
    D Adams
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 52:358-68. 2008
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Temper outbursts in Prader-Willi syndrome: causes, behavioural and emotional sequence and responses by carers
    P Tunnicliffe
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 58:134-50. 2014
    ..This study investigated the phenomenology of temper outbursts in terms of antecedents, sequence of behaviours and emotions and intervention strategies used...
  25. ncbi request reprint A specific pathway can be identified between genetic characteristics and behaviour profiles in Prader-Willi syndrome via cognitive, environmental and physiological mechanisms
    K A Woodcock
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 53:493-500. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A molecular to molar analysis of communicative and problem behaviors
    C Oliver
    University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, UK
    Res Dev Disabil 20:197-213. 1999
    ..The implications of these findings are discussed in terms of conducting descriptive analyses and for enhancing the efficacy of interventions for problem behavior...
  27. ncbi request reprint The association between environmental events and self-injurious behaviour in Cornelia de Lange syndrome
    J Moss
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 49:269-77. 2005
    ..Additionally, the association between setting events and more specific environmental events was examined...
  28. ncbi request reprint The relationship between levels of mood, interest and pleasure and 'challenging behaviour' in adults with severe and profound intellectual disability
    E Ross
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 46:191-7. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore whether there is an association between constructs relating closely to the core symptoms of depression and challenging behaviours in adults with severe and profound ID...
  29. pmc Effects of social proximity on multiple aggressive behaviors
    C Oliver
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
    J Appl Behav Anal 34:85-8. 2001
    ..Topographies of aggression emerged sequentially across the close-proximity sessions, and all topographies were reduced to zero following extended sessions of this condition...